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Privatization and Public Enterprises

Privatization and Public Enterprises »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Richard Hemming , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750051.084

ISBN: 9781557750051

Keywords: Privatization

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Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization

Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jeffrey Davis , Thomas Richardson , Rolando Ossowski , and Steven Barnett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758880.084

ISBN: 9781557758880

Keywords: privatization, privatization proceeds, privatization receipts, public enterprises, privatization process

Privatization has been a key element of structural reform in many developing and transition economies during the last decade. This paper examines the fiscal and macroeconomic issues involved in the privatization of...

III Privatization

III Privatization »

Source: Privatization and Public Enterprises

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Richard Hemming , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557750051

Keywords: Privatization

The poor performance of public enterprises can be tackled in a variety of ways, and privatization is not the first to be tried. As mentioned above, previous efforts have involved statutory and administrative...

IV Privatization and Competition Policy

IV Privatization and Competition Policy »

Source: Privatization and Public Enterprises

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Richard Hemming , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557750051

Keywords: Privatization

Proponents of privatization argue that transferring public enterprises to the private sector will expose these enterprises to the discipline of the market, and thereby lead them to increase efficiency....

V Fiscal Impact of Privatization

V Fiscal Impact of Privatization »

Source: Privatization and Public Enterprises

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Richard Hemming , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557750051

Keywords: Privatization

In a number of countries, privatization has been mentioned in the context of general measures intended to secure a reduction in the government or public sector deficit. The fiscal impact of privatization is,...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Privatization and Public Enterprises

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Richard Hemming , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557750051

Keywords: Privatization

1 Policies designed to stimulate the substitution of private for public provision of various goods and services are not a recent innovation. But the wide range of p...

II Public Enterprises and the Economy

II Public Enterprises and the Economy »

Source: Privatization and Public Enterprises

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Richard Hemming , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557750051

Keywords: Privatization

The economic case for privatization is made by reference to public ownership that is more extensive than can be justified in terms of the appropriate role of public enterprises in mixed economies, the poor e...

VI Main Conclusions and Implications for Adjustment Programs

VI Main Conclusions and Implications for Adjustment Programs »

Source: Privatization and Public Enterprises

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Richard Hemming , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557750051

Keywords: Privatization

This paper has argued that privatization should be assessed in terms of its effect on economic efficiency. Economic efficiency is not only the key to improving the performance of the public enterprise sector...

World Economic Outlook, October 2007
			: Globalization and Inequality

World Economic Outlook, October 2007 : Globalization and Inequality »

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066885.081

ISBN: 9781589066885

Keywords: capital inflows, globalization, private capital, output volatility, private capital flows

The global economy grew strongly in the first half of 2007, although turbulence in financial markets has clouded prospects. While the 2007 forecast has been little affected, the baseline projection for 2008 global...

The Baltic Countries
			: From Economic Stabilization to EU Accession

The Baltic Countries : From Economic Stabilization to EU Accession »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Françoise Le Gall , L. Psalida , Pietro Garibaldi , Julian Berengaut , Jerald Schiff , Kerstin Westin , Augusto López-Claros , Richard Stern , and Dennis Jones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757388.084

ISBN: 9781557757388

Keywords: banking, privatization, exchange rate, private sector development, banking system

Are the three Baltic countries, Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania, ready for accession to the European Union? Have their economies overcome the problems of transition? The answers to these questions and their implicat...